Back of the Yards College Prep High School

2111 West 47th Street
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LEED Gold Certified

This project will implement the CPS Urban Model High School (UMHS) prototypical design to serve 1200 students. This 212,285-square-foot, three-floor plus lower level, steel frame and masonry construction building will include music, art, and athletic functions. The building will also include a full-service purpose CPL community library within the school.

LEED Features: This prototype building is targeted to achieve LEED for Schools minimum “Silver” level certification.

Awards:

  • 2014 Construction Industry Service Corporation Project of the Year,New Construction/Chicago (above $20 million)
  • 2014 Keep Chicago Beautiful Cultural Restoration Vision Award
  • 2014 Good Neighbor Award – Commercial New Construction, Chicago Association of Realtors
  • 2014 Chicago Building Congress Merit Award Winner New Construction Chicago Over $55 Million
  • 2015 Architizer A+ Awards – Urban Transformation: Special Mention

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2111 West 47th Street
Ward 15 : New City
Architect of Record:
STL Architects, Inc.
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General Contractors:
F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen & Associates, LLC
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General Contractors:
Sollitt/Brown & Momen JV
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